Suddenlink, Starz Team for ‘Power’ Sweepstakes

Power 2014In conjunction with the June premiere of the premium cable channel Starz series “Power,” Suddenlink is hosting a Power Sweepstakes. Ten winners will be selected to receive a set of SMS Audio Synch by 50 Wireless Headphones, valued at $229.95.

Visit Suddenlink on Facebook for sweepstakes details, including official rules and an online entry form, and to learn more about the new series.

Cable Programs Showered with Nominations

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The Broadcast Television Journalists Association and The Television Critics Association have announced nominees for their annual awards recognizing excellence in television. Several cable TV series and performers have received recognition, with FX leading in total nominations.

The fourth annual Broadcast Critics’ Choice Television Awards will be televised June 19 by The CW. Finalists include “Louie” on FX, “Veep” on HBO and “Broad City” on Comedy Central.  See the complete list of nominees.

The 30th annual Television Critics Association awards will premiere July 19 on The CW. AMC’s “Breaking Bad,” FX’s “The Americans,” and HBO’s “Game of Thrones” have received nominations, in addition to several other cable network programs. See the complete list of nominees.

FX,The CW, Comedy Central and AMC are available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

New ‘BBQ Addiction’ Episodes Coming Soon

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Just in time for barbecue season, Bobby Flay returns to Food Network with new episodes of “Barbecue Addiction: Bobby’s Basics.” The season will premiere Sunday, June 22, at 10 a.m. CT.

Learn the secret to perfect barbecue as Flay simplifies outdoor cooking techniques and shares recipes for an easy guide to grilling.

Food Network is available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

 

Monster Week Returns to Animal Planet

Discovery Monster Week 02Animal Planet’s Monster Week is back with an eight day marathon of monsters lurking below water and creeping above land. Scheduled programming explores killer sharks, man-eating zombie cats, river monsters and other mysterious creatures, both real and imagined.

Tonight’s lineup kicks off at 9 (CT) with “Eaten Alive: Killers on the Loose.” One man is attacked at an African chimp sanctuary by an escaped alpha male, and an Idaho Zoo fundraiser takes a bloody turn when a Siberian tiger breaks free.

Animal Planet is available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

UEFA Europa League Final Today

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UEFA Europa League Final between Benfica and Sevilla will take place today in Turin, Italy. Fox Sports 1 will kick off the event with live, exclusive coverage at 1:30 p.m. CT.

FOX and FOX Sports 1 will be the home of world class soccer this summer. Tune in for matches from the most prominent leagues and tournaments, alongside top-notch World Cup coverage from Brazil.

FOX SPORTS 1 is available to most Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

Discovery’s ‘#BikerLive’ Premieres Tonight

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Discovery Channel’s newest series debuts at 9 p.m. CT. “#BikerLive” will provide talented motorcycle craftsmen the opportunity to showcase their best custom creations, and viewers a real look inside the world of the country’s best bike builders. Each episode follows crews from three motorcycle garages that have five weeks and $15,000 to build their dream bikes. Viewers will vote live via Twitter to crown the best bike builders.Discovery Channel is available to all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

Discovery to Air ‘Everest Avalanche Tragedy’

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The Discovery Channel has announced the broadcast of a new documentary titled “Everest Avalanche Tragedy,” which will premiere Sunday, May 4.

The network had planned to air the first wing-suit flight off the top of Mount Everest by daredevil Joby Ogwyn, but cancelled the live primetime event following the tragic avalanche that killed 13 people on Friday, April 18.

“We were at Mount Everest to make history, but instead we were there as eyewitnesses to history,” said Eileen O’Neill, Discovery Network President, in a recent statement. “It is essential to tell this story and honor all the Sherpas who lost their lives.”

Discovery Channel is available to all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

‘Deadliest Catch’ Returns for Tenth Season

deadliest-catchThe Discovery Channel will launch season ten of “Deadliest Catch” this evening at 8 CT.

Tonight’s premiere marks ten years at sea for the reality show, which depicts life aboard vessels on the Bering Sea in the midst of crab-fishing season. “Deadliest Catch” will continue to follow fishermen working in one of the most dangerous professions on earth.

Discovery Channel is available to all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

Discovery Cancels Everest Jump Live

After a tragic avalanche killed at least 13 people Friday, the Discovery Channel has cancelled the live broadcast of Everest Jump Live, scheduled for May 11.

The network had planned to air daredevil Joby Ogwyn’s attempt at the first wing-suit flight off the top of Mount Everest. The primetime event will no longer take place.

The Discovery Channel released a statement Sunday saying, “In light of the overwhelming tragedy at Mount Everest and respect for the families of the fallen, Discovery Channel will not be going forward with Everest Jump Live. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the whole Sherpa community.”

Discovery Channel is available to all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

‘Clarence’ Premieres Tonight on Cartoon Net

ClarenceCartoon Network debuts a new animated series tonight at 8 CT. “Clarence” is brought to life by creator Skyler Page, former storyboard artist for the network’s quirky “Adventure Time” series.

USA Today offers a sneak peek.

Cartoon Network is available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.